Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Feeds on larvae and adults of Trichoptera, adult of Diptera, fragments of unidentified arthropods, large amount of filamentous algae, and organic debris (Ref. 83965).
  • Zanata, A.M. and J.P. Serra 2010 Hasemania piatan, a new characid species (Characiformes: Characidae) from headwaters of rio de Contas, Bahia, Brazil. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 8(1):21-26. (Ref. 83965)
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Distribution

South America: streams riacho Três Morros and córrego das Piabas, small tributaries of upper rio de Contas drainage in Bahia, Brazil.
  • Zanata, A.M. and J.P. Serra 2010 Hasemania piatan, a new characid species (Characiformes: Characidae) from headwaters of rio de Contas, Bahia, Brazil. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 8(1):21-26. (Ref. 83965)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

5.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 83965))
  • Zanata, A.M. and J.P. Serra 2010 Hasemania piatan, a new characid species (Characiformes: Characidae) from headwaters of rio de Contas, Bahia, Brazil. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 8(1):21-26. (Ref. 83965)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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